Show #7460 - Friday, February 3, 2017

Lisa Schlitt game 6.

Contestants

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Marion Montgomery, a library assistant from Huntsville, Alabama

Tyler Johnson, a political science professor from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Lisa Schlitt, a microbiologist from Berwyn, Pennsylvania (whose 5-day cash winnings total $112,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE JEOPARDY! SORTING HAT
AMERICAN HISTORY
NUMERICAL PHRASES
(Alex: We'll give you the shows, you give us the city in which they were mainly set in the category...)
TELEVISION CITY
Q PEOPLE
THE END OF THE STORY
    $200 1
Well done! You've been selected to this major branch of the U.S. government whose top members are appointed for life
    $200 11
The U.S. put down $11.25 million for this 1803 land deal, though the treaty didn't clearly describe the boundaries
    $200 16
Kyle Field, where the Aggies play football, "is the home of" this numerical symbolic fella
    $200 2
"Cheers" to "Ally McBeal"
    $200 21
Later executed as a traitor, he took power in Norway in 1940
    $200 26
Hester Prynne dies in the last chapter of this novel & is buried next to Arthur Dimmesdale
    $400 7
You are now welcome to join us in this group, the highest USDA grade for beef
    $400 12
This disaster began on October 8, 1871 in a barn on DeKoven Street & left nearly 100,000 people homeless
    $400 17
"I wouldn't touch that with" this item which, set on the ground, will just touch a basketball rim
    $400 3
"Breaking Bad" was "In Plain Sight"
    $400 23
It's the year the "Q" man seen here was elected vice-president of the United States
    $400 27
Major spoiler! This thriller ends with Amy Dunne returning to her husband Nick after staging her own disappearance
    $600 8
You're in the high dollar club now, the one named for this largest currency U.S. bill being issued today
    $600 13
The unexplained sinking of the USS Maine led the U.S. to declare war on this country on April 25, 1898
    $600 18
As a farewell to Martha Karolyi, this alliterative nickname as used for the 2016 U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics team
    $600 4
"iCarly" & "Grey's Anatomy"
    $600 22
In 2009 Mary Quant helped launch a Royal Mail stamp series that included this revealing 1960s item she designed
    $600 28
As this novel ends, Humbert Humbert kills Quilty & realizes that he has robbed the title character of her childhood
    $800 9
The balls have spoken--welcome to this group, the last position to have a member in the Pro Football Hall of Fame
    DD: $1,600 14
This 4-word motto saying watch your step was on many early American flags
    $800 19
This expression refers to the promise made to freed slaves; the land was in Sherman's Special Field Order No. 15
    $800 5
For a "Thirtysomething", it's where "American Bandstand" started
    $800 24
In 1956 director Jose Quintero staged the first Broadway production of this "Long" Eugene O'Neill play
    $800 29
This Donna Tartt novel ends with a reward for Theo & his friend Boris for returning the stolen title painting
    $1000 10
The hat is all abuzz; you are now a member of this tiniest insect variety of hummingbirds
    $1000 15
A tax on spirits caused this U.S. rebellion in 1794
    $1000 20
It's a long necktie that's been tied in a slipknot & has the ends hanging down
    $1000 6
"Burn Notice" & "Austin & Ally"; what a crossover episode that would've been
    $1000 25
In the 1st century Roman teacher Quintilian wrote a key work on this art of persuasive speaking

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Lisa Tyler Marion
$2,600 $1,800 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Tyler Marion
$6,000 $5,600 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE TITLE OF THE MOVIE ESCAPES ME
SCIENTIFIC MILESTONES
THE NEXT U.N. MEMBER, ALPHABETICALLY
20th CENTURY ART & ARTISTS
SILENT N
THE OCCIDENT EXPRESS
    $400 6
In 1971's"Escape from" here, 3 intelligent simians travel back in time to present-day America
    $400 1
9 years before Watson & Crick made news, Avery, MacLeod & McCarty showed bacterial genes are made of this
    $400 17
After Jamaica
    $400 16
A true Fauvist artists often didn't do this usual 3-letter word to his paints, but applied them vividly from the tube
    $400 11
For us, it's from the September equinox to the December solstice
    $400 22
This country's Tequila Express takes you to a distillery in Amatitan; tastings are included
    $800 7
James Clavell co-scripted this 1963 WWII drama in which Steve McQueen performed his own motorcycle stunts
    $800 2
Heavy, man: Antoine Lavoisier made the Law of Conservation of this one of the foundations of modern chemistry
    $800 18
After Belarus
    $800 27
Lauren Harris's "Above Lake Superior" is a work by this country's Group of Seven
    $800 12
A city might do this to an old building that is deemed unsafe
    $800 23
Starting in the 1920s, the Orange Blossom Special took folks south for the winter to this state of its last stop
    $1200 8
The 2008 sequel to this 2005 animated feature about Central Park Zoo animals is subtitled "Escape 2 Africa"
    DD: $1,400 3
Henri Becquerel was all aglow when he won the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics for discovering this property of matter
    DD: $2,400 19
After Fiji
    $1200 28
The New Mexico landscape inspired some of her best-known paintings, including "Black Cross"
    $1200 13
An upright support, or a newspaper feature
    $1200 24
The Flying Scotsman, which ran from Edinburgh to King's Cross in this city, had a cinema car & a hair salon
    $1600 9
In 2004 these 2 pals "Go to White Castle"; in 2008 they "Escape from Guantanamo Bay"
    $1600 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animation of the Breakthrough Starshot project on the monitor.) Promoted by Stephen Hawking, the Breakthrough Starshot project seeks to accelerate tiny spacecraft to one-fifth lightspeed, using focused beams from an array of lasers, sending them on a 20-year journey to this nearby star system
    $1600 20
After Ecuador
    $1600 29
Magritte said, "To be" this type of artist means "being always on the lookout for what has never been"
    $1600 14
Grave in tone, as in a type of oath
    $1600 25
Switzerland's Glacier Express travels between Zermatt & this saintly resort twice home to the Winter Olympics
    $2000 10
Clint Eastwood played imprisoned bank robber Frank Morris in this 1979 film that was based on a true story
    $2000 5
In 1927 this German physicist enunciated his indeterminacy principle
    $2000 21
After Kuwait
    $2000 15
To represent in drawing of painting; it's 4 letters & you know the last 2 are "mn"-- don't let us down!
    $2000 26
This "mighty good" line's passenger trains were known as rockets; it was "the road to ride"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Tyler Marion
$13,400 $18,400 $4,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS
His official website says, "It is forty years since I hung up my cloak and dagger"

Final scores:

Lisa Tyler Marion
$26,800 $9,999 $7,900
6-day champion: $139,100 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lisa Tyler Marion
$13,200 $17,200 $3,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
7 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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